The Passionate Jesus: Who Did Jesus Love? Sunday – September 27 – 10AM Series continues through October 25th   Authenticity, Love, Anger, Fear, Grief, Joy – emotions that are all very human and all very Jesus. This series affirms the role of human emotions and that Jesus – fully human as well as divine – indeed had […]

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REMEMBRANCE DAY

REMEMBRANCE DAY This Sunday September 13, we will be honoring four of our church family who died this year, for whom we were not able to hold memorial services, because of COVID-19.   We will be filming a special liturgy at our SunCoast MCC Tree of Life, and hearing music from Rev. Delores Berry. Come […]

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Rev. Nancy Wilson Sun. | Aug. 25 | 10AM This Sunday we will conclude our dramatic series, “We Live, We Love” as we explore the story of Joseph and his brothers in Genesis. This is a very modern story – one that deals with human trafficking, betrayal, family dysfunction, immigration, and, most of all, the […]

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“We Live, We Love: Rejected”

Rejection and the Story of Hagar and Ishmael This Sunday, in our series about relationships and conflict, we consider a Biblical saga that would be perfect for a TV mini-series! An ancient story about Abraham, Sarah, Hagar and Ishmael that could be an episode of “Big Love,” about a polygamous family, love, surrogacy, rejection and […]

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The Outsiders: Who is My Neighbor

This season we have been exploring our connection and responsibility towards those of our neighbors who are perceived as “Outsiders.” This week we will focused on “Who is my neighbor” the person asked Jesus. Who is our neighbor? The parable of the Good Samaritan reminds us that the outsider is our neighbor, perhaps even more a […]

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The Outsiders: The Wanderer”

This season we have been exploring our connection and responsibility towards those of our neighbors who are perceived as “Outsiders.” This week we focus on the traveler who is always an outsider — visiting new places and adjusting to customs and cultures outside their own experience. Sometimes wanderers are also refugees. Jesus warns the disciples […]

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“The Outsiders: The Distressed”

This season we are exploring our connection and responsibility towards those of our neighbors who are “Outsiders” – something many of us know about personally. This week we focus on a scripture story that describes a man whose demons forced him to live on the outside of community. The story is not only an ancient […]

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